Martin Yaffe acquires Dan Jam stake

Ambitious firm seals deal for majority shareholding in wooden toy company.
Publish date:

Martin Yaffe International has acquired a majority shareholding in specialist wooden toy company Dan Jam Toys.

Dan Jam will continue to operate from its existing premises in Hertfordshire, while the day to day management will remain with MD Michael Seres. In addition to this, Dan Jam will have a new office in the Far East at Martin Yaffe Hong Kong.

To date, Dan Jam has been predominantly a FOB company. However, from January 1st 2008 it will also be holding domestic supply stock in the UK.

Dan Jam has grown significantly since its launch in April 2006 with licences such as Bob the Builder and Thomas the Tank Engine. This new investment will enable continued growth with new licences and major new product developments.



Tomy sells off stake

Private equity firm Texas Pacific Group has acquired a 14.07 per cent stake in Tomy becoming the firm’s second-largest shareholder.

Featured Jobs


Marketing Director UK

Gameplan I Southeast of England I Salary: Competitive I Date Published Monday 7th January 2019

Rainbow logo landscape_home of classic Final

Product Manager

Rainbow Designs Ltd I Olympia, London I Salary: Competitive I Date Published Wednesday 16th January 2019